Yoshitoshi: Miyamoto Musashi training
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Miyamoto Musashi training
Series: New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures: SHINSEN AZUMA NISHIKIE
Picture of the Duel between Miyamoto Musashi and Tsukahara Bokuden (Musashi Tsukahara shiai no zu). The young Miyamoto Musashi trains with the old master Tsukamoto Bokuden, who lived isolated in a mountain hut. Bokuden catches Musashi’s wooden sword with a wooden lid of an iron pot. Tsukamoto’s famous swords are hung on the humble hook on the wall, which are made out of tree branches.
Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. With the large seals of Toshikata on both sheets.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi
Seal: carver’s seal: Yata
Signature: Yoshitoshi ga with a red seal “Yoshitoshi”